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RATINGS: 2165   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   IBU: 12   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
Midas Touch Golden Elixir is a beverage based on the residue found on the drinking vessels in King Midas’ tomb. Our recipe highlights the known ingredients of barley, white Muscat grapes, honey and saffron. Somehwere between a beer, wine and mead, this smooth, dry ale will please with Chardonnay or I.P.A. drinker alike.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
OhioDad (2492) - Hilliard, Ohio, USA - MAY 16, 2005
Obtained this in a trade with Jonathan3485. Pours beautiful golden color with a decent white head that dissipates to a film and laces the glass a little on the way down. Aroma is honey and maybe a little apple. Flavor is quite sweet and fruity. You can definitely taste the honey and some grape flavor comes through as well. I can say that this was the most wine-like brew I’ve ever had. On the palate it is very full for a beer of it’s color. I think the cool thing about this beer is that it is golden with this much flavor. Still it wasn’t my favorite flavor combination it was a little sweet for my taste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GonZoBeeR (3061) - ste-catherine, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 15, 2005
Aroma:honey sugar.... Appearance:Gold orange,big head... Flavor:herbs,honeys,alcohol.....

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Palidor19 (3164) - Brandon, Florida, USA - MAY 15, 2005
UPDATED: FEB 19, 2006 WOW, the bees are at work here. Smells and taste of honey. Malts and hops work well together. Strong and tasty

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
jonbarleycorn (2) - Delaware, USA - MAY 14, 2005 does not count
I don’t like this beer at all, I brewed some myself and tasted just the same. Way too sweet with the alcohol makes it taste like a really cheap wine. yuck! for me but you may like that kind of thing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
heemer77 (5294) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - MAY 14, 2005
Light gold with no head. The aroma is honey and Golden Delicious apples with some Cabernet wine. The taste is white grapes with some slight nutmeg and apple cobbler. A sweet brew that goes down easy. However, I find the price to be off putting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jeppe (2631) - Brooklyn, Alabama, USA - MAY 8, 2005
Pours orange golden and a tall off-white head. Sweet and sour fruit aroma, quite tart with tones of flower and toffee. Tart fruit flavor, notes of citrus and orange. Grass and nutmeg tones also. Biding on the tongue and quite speciel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
eboats (1082) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - APR 30, 2005
Cloudy yellow with a white head that diminished quickly. Aroma: white grapes, white wine, and honey. Interesting flavor for a beer: white grapes at first, then the honey hits you in the middle, and it then quickly switches back to white grape with a buttery finish. Mouthfeel was slightly oily.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lou18 (1353) - West Paterson, New Jersey, USA - APR 30, 2005
Bottle. Clear yellow. Foamy white lasting head. Lots of tniy fizzy bubbles. The aroma has fruit and honey, yeast. A Beer-wine-mead. This was drinkable, but at the end the alcohol came foward.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
billk (353) - Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, USA - APR 28, 2005
UPDATED: APR 29, 2005 bottle 12 oz. Clear gold color. Low carbonation. Very poor head that dissapated quickly, little lace. Aroma is medicinal w honey, some yeast, & touch of alcohol. Flavor is Belgian yeast, rather sharp & tart but with a somewhat sweet finish. There is a noticable white grapes flavor & also honey. Sipping this was OK but I like the malty/hoppy thing better.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Terminus (3568) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - APR 22, 2005
12 oz bottle-pours slightly hazy orange hue with a nice sudsy white head. lots of carbonation going on here. white grapes, plums and other fruits in the aroma with touches of spice. Really sweet flavors with some white wine character, plums, grain malt husks, surup and honey. tastes like this beer has some age on it, but its not detracting. that may have mellowed out the sweetness a little. alcohol is well hidden and only makes a presence in your belly. still has that characteristic dfh malt bill and sweetness. pretty unique but not something i would seek out again. thanks for the free bottle whaleman!

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